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De Molen Spanning & Sensatie

Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   IBU: 61   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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Brewed with cacao, chilli peppers and sea salt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (807) - CROATIA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle; pours nearly black with a thin ring of beige head; aroma is chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt with a hint of peppers; taste is coffee and chocolate with hints of salt and peppers; finish is dry with a little bit of bitterness and some chili pepper hints; pretty good and I glad the chili peppers are more of subtle flavor here as it works quite well

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andriesradu (567) - ROMANIA - MAY 15, 2015
Pitch black with a big brown head. Sweet, cocoa, spicy and alchool, light smoked notes in aroma. Creamy, dry flavor with notes of cocoa, spicy, moderate bitter. Hot, chilli aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomekboniek (195) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Butelka. Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta. Piana beżowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, bardzo niska. Aromat kawy, kakao, śliwki, paloność. Smak głównie kawa i kakao. Wyczuwalne również suszone owoce w postaci śliwek i ciemne słody. Piwo pełne, treściwe w ustach. Wysycenie średnie, goryczka wysoka alkoholowa z finiszem lekko gryzącym podniebienie pochodzącym zapewne od papryczek chili.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alex_leit (217) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown color with tan head. Aroma: smoked, roasted, chocolate and caramel. Taste: porto, coffee, whiskey, salt, chilli. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (2884) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 3, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, fudge, coffee, roast, peppers, light sea salt. Tastes of dark chocolate, sea salt, peppers, coffee, roast. Medium-full body with a dry finish. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (529) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 2, 2015
the aroma is caramel and fruity with some hints of port, dark fruits and spices... the taste is caramel and fruity with notes of chocolate, toffee, dark fruits and spicy grasses... sweet and dry aftertaste...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (15104) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 29, 2015
Draft at Churchkey. Very dark clear brown color, bright tan edge head. Aroma of pepper flesh, dark bitter chocolate, espresso. Taste has a tingly pepper bite on a roasty background of burnt coffee. Mild heat at the finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (1894) - NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Shared bottle at a bar. Poured a deep dark Brown colour with a tanned head. Roasted malts, caramel, vanilla, sweet bakers chocolate, chilli heat, Some anise in the end. Glad i shared it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlassBrass440 (251) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 27, 2015
Pours a near black, dark brownish red with a moderate tan head. Fruity aromas of chocolate covered cherries or raspberries. Light smoke. Somewhat savoury. Flavours are savoury and a bit muddied. Not much distinct to pull out. Perhaps some cherries and chocolate. A light smokiness comes in the breath past the finish. Thinish body and slightly astringent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of sweet berries and lightly toasted malt. Full body, quite smooth, flavour is medium sweet berries, very light chili burn, roasted malt.

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